Socialists and Religious Schools

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 49 Number 3 (2007)

Socialists and Religious Schools
PATRICK MURPHY pages 237-246
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2007.49.3.237


This article argues that the issue of religious control of schools is becoming more and more important with every day that passes. We have a situation where one-third of our state schools are faith schools, and the New Labour Government seems intent on increasing their number. It is the author's contention that the state should not be allowed to fund and privilege religious schools, and that the Left should not be mealy-mouthed in campaigning for a fully secular education system.

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PATRICK MURPHY (2007) Socialists and Religious Schools, FORUM, 49(3), 237-246.

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